Four-month-old baby died at hospital, inquest hears

The inquest was held at Norfolk coroner's court. Picture: David Bale

The inquest was held at Norfolk coroner's court. Picture: David Bale - Credit: Archant

An inquest has opened into the death of a four-month-old baby at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH).

Irene Shiminsky, who was born on April 5 at Gorleston, died at the hospital on August 2 this year, an inquest in Norwich heard on Wednesday.

Her medical cause of death was given as a cerebral haemorrhagic infarction. Prematurity was also listed as a contributing factor.

A full inquest is due to take place at the Norfolk Coroner's Court in Norwich on January 7, 2020.